Georgians receiving SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Progam) benefits will see cost of living adjustments for 2023. Many of these adjustments actually began in October 2022. The inflation rated adjustment bumped benefits up 12.5%. A single individual receives $281 in benefits; a two person household receives $516; a three person household receives $740; and a four person household receives $939. Each additional person in the household receives $211.
To qualify for SNAP benefits households must have no more than the following in before tax annual income. For a household of 1: $17,667; for a household of 2,: $23,803; for a household of 3: $29,939 and for a household of 4: $36,075. For every additional person in the household, add $6136 per person.
The percentage of households in Georgia receiving SNAP benefits is 16.85 percent. The average monthly benefits is $261.